5 years ago

EPP Europe P2.2017

  • Text
  • Automated
  • Components
  • Productronica
  • Electronics
  • Manufacturing
  • November
  • Assembly
  • Solder
  • Inspection
  • Soldering


NEWS + HIGHLIGHTS Adding strategic marketing & sales capability In a strategic move by the true 3D measurement company to further accelerate its growth and continue delivering intelligent inspection solutions, Koh Young Americas hired Brent Fischthal for the newly created position of Senior Manager for Americas Marketing and Eastern Regional Sales. With over 20 years of progressive sales and marketing leadership roles in the global electronics assembly industry, Fischthal was the ideal candidate for the role. He brings industry-focused experience in marketing strategy, sales management, business intelligence, and product management from positions held previously at Panasonic Factory Solutions Company, Philips Assembleon, and Universal Instruments. He holds a B.S. in Marketing from West Virginia University and an M.B.A. from the University of Florida Hough Graduate School of Business. Fischthal also serves to advance the electronics industry in several capacities, including the SMTA Carolinas Chapter Board of Directors and the SMTA Marketing Committee. Brent Fischthal, the new Senior Manager for Americas Marketing and Eastern Regional Sales. He is also on the Assembly Equipment Statistical Committee and the Tradeshow Committee for IPC, a global trade association serving the electronics assembly industry. Additionally, he is a member of the Board of Directors with MESA International, a global community focused on driving business results from manufacturing information. Together with his application and process knowledge, he has authored several technical white papers to support the development of advanced surface mount assembly techniques. “Our industry-leading 3D measurement technology is undisputed, and our expanding customer list proves the fact. While we continue growing, we are adding key personnel necessary to expand our world-class organization and ensure the highest levels of customer satisfaction,” said Mr. Juan Arango, General Manager. “Adding Brent to the team will galvanize our drive and focus. His capabilities, talents, and leadership will certainly help propel us forward as we push the leading edge of 3D measurement technology and Industry 4.0 integration. With Brent’s industry experience and customer understanding, we are positioned for even more success in the coming years.“ Source: Koh Young Americas Training and coaching provider is expanding its team Responsible for technology coaching sessions of the Zestron Academy: Dr. Markus Meier. Source: Zestron Europe The Zestron Academy, provider of sessions for training, coaching and training online lessons on demand concerning cleaning and reliability in electronics manufacturing, is looking forward to welcoming Dr. Markus Meier as a new contact for technology coaching sessions. Dr. Markus Meier received his PhD in chemistry from the Technical University Munich and is an expert in the fields of interfacial chemistry and surface analysis. At the academy, he is responsible for the organizational and professional handling of technology coaching sessions. For this, Dr. Meier pre- pares individual coaching programs together with customers that is specifically tailored to the needs and requirements of the manufacturing process and based on the knowledge of the participants. In addition to the professional training of employees, the technology coaching within the company’s Academy can also help to solve specific problems. For example, issues such as damage analysis or risk assessment for ionic or particulate impurities are among other topics part of the coaching portfolio. Sales representative agreement for Australia/New Zealand/Papua New Guinea SMT Thermal Discoveries, expert in the field of mechanical engineering for thermal processes, has announced the sales representative agreement with HW Technologies, which has its headquarters in North Parramatta/Sydney in Australia. Since 2006, HW Technologies has been providing the very latest technical solutions. Through their contacts in Europe and the USA, they are able to source and advise on customized solutions for a variety of needs; including acoustic testing and visualizing, electronic testing, vibrations testing and surveying, SMT production, energy systems simulation and optimization, and more. Hugo Waibel stated,: „With SMT Thermal Discoveries, we have a well-respected partner from the SMD industry on our side. The long-term experience and the high quality of the products are just as convincing as the company’s environmental philosophy. We look forward to a common cooperation.“ Hugo Waibel, the CEO of HW Technologies. Source: SMT Thermal Discoveries 6 EPP EUROPE November 2017